the pearl vocab

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the pearl vocab
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English vocab for the pearl
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  1. PARABLE
    simple story of everyday life with a moral
  2. AVARICE
    greed for riches
  3. PLAINTITIVELY
    with woe and sorrow; mournfully
  4. INDIGENT
    poverty-stricken; poor
  5. SUPLLIANT
    one who asks humbly or pleads
  6. ESTUARY
    inlet of the sea; especially a river mouth
  7. BULWARK
    thing or person who shields or defends
  8. UNDULATING
    wavy in motion or appearance
  9. SPECULATIVELY
    in a thoughtful, evaluating way
  10. INCANDESCENCE
    brilliant gleam; bright flow; radiance
  11. SEMBLANCE
    (false or deceptive) appearance
  12. PRECIPITATED
    brought on or caused. usually suddenly
  13. LUCENT
    clear and bright; crystal
  14. BENEDICTION
    blessing or grace
  15. SUBJUGATION
    servitude: defeat: enslavement
  16. DISSEMBLING
    deceiving; disguising one's true feelings or aims
  17. CLAMORED
    made a loud noise; roared or shouted
  18. FURTIVE
    stealthy, sly, or sneaky
  19. CONSECRATED
    blessed or holy
  20. COZENED
    deceived: tricked
  21. COUNTENANCED
    approved: supported: tolerated
  22. STALWART
    sturdy; muscular
  23. BENIGN
    kind; good-hearted
  24. LEGERDEMAIN
    magical tricks; sleight of hand
  25. COLLUSION
    secret agreement for the purpose of tricking another or breaking the law; conspiracy
  26. COAGULATING
    thickening and clotting
  27. LETHARGY
    listlessness; dullness or laziness
  28. SEARING
    burning and hardening
  29. EDIFICE
    structure
  30. KEENING
    wailing (for the dead); mourning
  31. GUTTURAL
    hoarse; throaty or rasping
  32. MONOLITHIC
    like a huge, single piece of stone
  33. PIVOTING
    turning
  34. IRRESOLUTION
    indecision or hesitation
  35. ESCARPMENT
    steep cliff (created by erosion)
  36. PETULANT
    irritable; peevish
  37. INTERCESSION
    the making of prayers or pleas in behalf of someone else: intervention
  38. GERMANE
    similar or relevant to
  39. ULCEROUS
    corrupt and rotting
  40. MALIGNANT
    dangerous and deadly; evil

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